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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,264 165 12.9 10.5-15.6 1,099 87.1 84.4-89.5
GENDER
Female 1,264 165 12.9 10.5-15.6 1,099 87.1 84.4-89.5
RACE
African American 1,264 165 12.9 10.5-15.6 1,099 87.1 84.4-89.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 1 2.9 0.3-20.0 12 97.1 80.0-99.7
-English Speaking 13 1 2.9 0.3-20.0 12 97.1 80.0-99.7
Non-Hispanic 1,251 164 12.9 10.6-15.7 1,087 87.1 84.3-89.4
AGE
18-24 93 14 8.9 4.3-17.3 79 91.1 82.7-95.7
25-34 200 22 11.6 7.0-18.8 178 88.4 81.2-93.0
35-44 261 32 13.9 8.9-21.1 229 86.1 78.9-91.1
45-54 259 36 14.5 9.2-21.9 223 85.5 78.1-90.8
55-64 184 28 16.1 10.1-24.6 156 83.9 75.4-89.9
65-74 149 19 14.2 7.7-24.7 130 85.8 75.3-92.3
75+ 105 11 9.8 4.5-19.9 94 90.2 80.1-95.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 293 49 17.6 12.4-24.5 244 82.4 75.5-87.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 49 10.7 7.3-15.5 379 89.3 84.5-92.7
Some Post-H.S. 303 34 11.6 7.5-17.6 269 88.4 82.4-92.5
College Graduate 237 32 13.7 8.8-20.9 205 86.3 79.1-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 51 18.5 12.9-25.7 222 81.5 74.3-87.1
$15,000- 24,999 286 30 11.1 6.8-17.5 256 88.9 82.5-93.2
$25,000- 34,999 163 24 18.9 11.7-29.1 139 81.1 70.9-88.3
$35,000- 49,999 113 11 9.3 4.3-18.9 102 90.7 81.1-95.7
$50,000-74,999 64 8 12.3 4.4-29.9 56 87.7 70.1-95.6
$75,000+ 53 4 4.4 1.5-12.1 49 95.6 87.9-98.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 3 15.9 4.9-41.2 13 84.1 58.8-95.1
Guilford 71 7 12.4 5.3-26.5 64 87.6 73.5-94.7
Mecklenburg 82 7 5.9 2.6-12.9 75 94.1 87.1-97.4
Orange 30 1 3.9 0.5-23.0 29 96.1 77.0-99.5
Wake 55 6 11.2 4.4-25.8 49 88.8 74.2-95.6
Chatham/Lee 53 3 8.3 2.5-24.3 50 91.7 75.7-97.5
Nash/Wilson 81 12 21.1 11.9-34.5 69 78.9 65.5-88.1
Craven/Pamlico 57 10 12.2 6.1-23.1 47 87.8 76.9-93.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 2 56.0 15.4-89.9 7 44.0 10.1-84.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 105 13 14.4 8.0-24.4 92 85.6 75.6-92.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 95 18 17.8 10.8-28.1 77 82.2 71.9-89.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 16 18.4 11.2-28.7 85 81.6 71.3-88.8
Northeast NC I 171 19 13.1 8.2-20.3 152 86.9 79.7-91.8
Northeast NC II 100 10 13.5 7.1-24.2 90 86.5 75.8-92.9
Northeastern Partnership 271 29 13.3 9.0-19.2 242 86.7 80.8-91.0
Mountain AHEC 32 5 21.2 8.3-44.4 27 78.8 55.6-91.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 670 96 13.7 10.5-17.7 574 86.3 82.3-89.5
Piedmont 548 62 12.0 8.9-16.1 486 88.0 83.9-91.1
Western NC 46 7 17.7 7.0-38.1 39 82.3 61.9-93.0

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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